Protect and Defend

Protect and Defend is a romantic story that blends the suspense and paranormal into an erotic adventure. While researching her next book, Mikaela is taken on a tour of a local crime lab by the mouth-watering Lieutenant Diarmid Redwolf. Their instant attraction stirs the emotions and stokes the fires for an erotic relationship that takes the reader into the sensual lives of these two characters. Mikaela and Diarmid will pull the reader into their complex romance where destiny and danger leave you breathless with each page you turn. Francesca Hawley has created memorable characters, each with their own path of self-discovery, and a suspenseful plot that will keep you enthralled as it builds to a climatic ending. Protect and Defend curls your toes and thrills the heart of the reader in this enjoyable read that is well worth picking up.

Mikaela discovers a new world of romance when shapeshifter and police lieutenant Diarmid awakens a part of her she never knew about. Diarmid is trying to catch a killer that seems to target people closest to him, so becoming involved with Mikaela creates another set of problems for him. The ties that bind them are destined; all the while their sizzling romance could quickly be doused if Diarmid cannot find a way to protect his mate and her family from a killer born out of his haunted past. Mikaela finds herself caught up in a whirlwind romance that takes her on a journey of the heart and her heritage. Protect and Defend is a tantalizing read to warm your heart and heat up the night.


Book Blurb for Protect and Defend

Mikaela Laughlin discovers a whole new world, and an entirely new species, when she tours the crime lab to meet Lieutenant Diarmid Redwolf while researching her next book. She’s lusted after “Delicious Diarmid” from afar for a long time, but meeting him sets her body on fire. It doesn’t take long for Mikaela to discover there’s more to Diarmid than meets the eye. He is far more delicious up close than she ever dreamed.Diarmid has bad guys to catch, but one look at the voluptuous writer has him wanting to catch her instead. His shapeshifter blood recognizes his True Mate and he wants her naked body arching beneath his. Now. But with a cold-blooded serial killer on the loose, Diarmid has one shot at his future and he will not fail. Because this time, the killer wants Mikaela.


Night Owl Reviews Dec, 2012 4.00